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New Discovery May Rewrite Mummy-Making History

natureheader | Sid Perkins | Posted 08.14.2014 | Science

Long before ancient Egyptians swaddled their pharaohs in balm-and-resin-soaked linens and placed them in treasure-bedecked tombs, their more egalitari...

Ancient Mummy Comes Out Of Its Coffin

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 08.07.2013 | Science

BOSTON — A 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy named Padihershef came out of his coffin Friday to go to the hospital. Well, actually, he had already ...

Ancient Mummy's Elaborate Hairstyle Recreated In 3D

Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/25/2013 08:00 AM EST on LiveScience Nearly 2,000 years ago, at a time when Egypt was under ...

PHOTOS: 2012 In Mummies

Posted 12.26.2012 | Science

2012 was a great year for mummy discoveries around the world. From the fascinating to the bizarre, this year's mummified corpses have given a peek int...

Disturbing Way One Culture Learned Mummification

| Posted 08.14.2012 | Science

by Emily Underwood on 13 August 2012, 3:10 PM | Trekking through Chile's Atacama Desert 7000 years ago, hunter-gatherers known as the Chinchorro ...

Aging Gracefully: Japan's Self-Mummified Monks

Atlas Obscura | Posted 12.23.2011 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

Not all monks who attempted self-mummification were successful. When the tombs were finally opened, some bodies were found to have rotted. These monks were resealed in their tombs.

Mummies 101: 'Sorceress' Teaches How To Preserve Pets Forever

Patch | Posted 10.08.2011 | Weird News

If one self-proclaimed necromancer in Brooklyn has her way, pet cemeteries could become a thing of the past. That's because the sorceress known as Sor...

Sculpting Corpses: A Conversation With Taxidermy Artist Polly Morgan

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Atrial Flutter: Taxidermy Cardinal in Ribcage - Portrait of Polly Morgan by Stuart Hall for SpreadArtCulture © Stuart Hall 2010 I walked into Po...

Plans For Egypt's Transition Do Not Speak to Intensifying Financial Crisis

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

Mummies and Dummies: Leave Or Stay, The Egyptian Crisis Will Only Get Deeper With No Quick Fix Likely A Focus On The Political Battle Conceals An Eco...